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botanical name:
Eucalyptus perriniana
Eucalyptus perriniana © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Spinning Gum
family:  Myrtaceae
characteristics: tree, evergreen
height: 20.00m
width: 12.00m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: blue
flower colour:
stem/bark: white
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -14°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Small silver leaved tree. Stems white with dark blotches. Juvenile leaves are round and a shimmering silver blue. As the tree matures, its leaves are larger and longer and their colour more blue

Most Eucalypts will tolerate a fairly wide range of soil types including quite poor ones. Most will grow in acid to moderately alkaline soils (PH 4.5 to 7.5). They are shallow rooting and young trees do not like competition from grass and weeds. It is best to plant when the trees are still very small (45cm) or use specially prepared stock

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